|Sukh Anim Duk (Joy and Sorrow) SONGS OF GOAN LIFE - Jock Sequeira and Team|
Sukh Anim Duk (Joy and Sorrow). Songs of Goan Life. Recorded by Jock Sequeira and Team, probably in the 1950s or thereabouts. Copy received by FN from Mervyn Maciel. Lyrics by Jock Sequeira. Vocalists: Jock Sequeira, Sibila Pinto, Mervyn Maciel. Musicians: Adolfo Saldanha (violin), Alfredo Figueiredo (Portuguese guitar), Denzyl Sequeira (guitar) and Derrick Sequeira (keyboards).
Keywords: goa; konkani music; diaspora; expat goans; africa goans; jock sequeira; joy and sorrow; songs of goan life; traditional goan music
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|Braz Menezes... There's Just Matata Here - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Braz Menezes, based in Canada, has set his first novel (part of a trilogy) in Goa and Kenya. It's called *Just Matata: Sin, Saints and Settlers*. Matata is Swahili for "trouble", as Chico discovers in 1928, after jumping ship on a journey from India to Africa. More from the book's (ISBN 978-0-9877963-0-1) blurb: "With some skills and much sweat, he (Chico) navigates the channels open to him under the segregated colonial structure of Kenya, while doing all to keep his heritage alive, and dreaming...
Keywords: goa; novel; just matata; braz menezes; canadian writing; canadian-goans; emigration; kenya; africa; goa and kenya; architect and urban planner; matata trilogy; sin; saints; settlers